NEW ORLEANS, La.— This past week, an assortment of 80 youth, Groundwork Executive Directors, National Park Service staff, and youth Green Team leaders voyaged to New Orleans, Louisiana, to tour the city, explore nature, work a service project, and to share experiences in their hometowns as the Groundwork program continues to grow across the country.
ELIZABETH—In order to help prevent the spread of the flu to patients and staff, Trinitas Regional Medical Center announced recently that it is restricting visitors to adults who are age 18 and older and those who do not have flu symptoms.
ELIZABETH—A Roselle man who was acquitted on a murder charge earlier this year was arrested on Monday evening and charged with attempted murder, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH—Sister Marion Scranton, Director of Community Initiatives, and Gary S. Horan, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trinitas Regional Medical Center, stand in the midst of only some of the baskets that Trinitas employees collected in the medical center’s fifth Thanksgiving Basket Drive to benefit the needy in the hospital’s service area.
ELIZABETH—Protesters plan to demonstrate against what they call unjust US policies by walking from Ellis Island, once a gateway to America for millions of newcomers from all over the world, to the immigration detention center in Elizabeth where at least one person has died awaiting judicial action and deportation.
NEWARK—Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) announced last week it is offering free home energy audits and free or low-cost energy conservation measures to eligible customers in the 25 Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) municipalities located in the utility’s service territory.
ELIZABETH – Thanksgiving came early for a number of Union County residents seeking a home, in danger of losing theirs or simply facing financial difficulties when TD Bank made a $15,000 donation to Community Access Unlimited (CAU) for use in the HomeShare Program of Union County.
ELIZABETH – Trinitas Regional Medical Center agreed to pay $3.02 million plus interest to settle claims that it defrauded Medicare, though the hospital “emphatically denies” any wrongdoing.
ELIZABETH—Students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth began collecting food on Nov. 17 to donate to the Elizabeth Coalition for the Homeless. Young women at the all-female Catholic college prep high school were hoping to gather plenty of food items to donate in time for Thanksgiving.
ELIZABETH – Every year, in an effort to make the holidays brighter for Union County children and families in need, United Way of Greater Union County mobilizes the caring power of the community.